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Old 19th June 2003, 01:44 PM   #1
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Default Dual trans per channel question for Kuei or others

Hi All, I orginally posted this in the AmpChipDIY forum but no one seems to be going to the new AmpChipDIY forum...

This question is for Thorst ... er, I mean Kuei or anyone else who would like to chime in.

I like the dual transformer per channel concept and would like to give it a try.

I would also like to experiment with bi amping.

Right now I only have enough $$$ for four transformers.

So the question is: can I use a dual primary, dual 48 V secondary transformer in 230 V mode (instead of 115 V mode, I'm in Canada) to get a dual 24 V output? Would this provide any advantages/disadvantages (flux, wire guage, inductance, etc...)?

This way I could use the 4 transformers for 2 channels of dual-trans-per-channel gainclone and also use them for 4 channels of single-trans-per-channel gainclone (for biamping).

I could kill four birds with one stone!

Thanks for your help,
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Old 11th July 2003, 02:05 PM   #2
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It shouldn't be a problem to use your transformer in that way (I do it with my Aleph X), but be aware that the power raiting of the tansformer gets lower somewhat.
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Old 11th July 2003, 02:21 PM   #3
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That's exactly what i did. As i didn't like the sound with two transformers per channel i downsized to one.

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Old 11th July 2003, 11:07 PM   #4
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one or two transformers who cares, as long as it can get the job done, should be no problem.....
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